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The Evolution of Chile: Prosperity for Some

In 25 years, Chile has gone from a Marxist state to a dictatorship to a democracy. The transition has strengthened Chile's economy, but not all Chilean citizens have shared in the prosperity. As divisions between rich and poor widen, critics question whether democratic capitalism is the right solution. Using Chile as a case study, this program examines how Chile and other Third World nations are riding the tidal wave of post-Cold War economic reforms. c1998. 29 min.

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